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  • Celebrate World Soil Day with us!

    World Soil Day is celebrated today, 5th December. 95% of our food comes from the soil, but a third of our global soils are already degraded. Poor farming practices that are dependent on agrichemicals do little to help build up soil health and resilience...

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  • 2022 Heritage Seed Library seed list now online!

    Many Heritage Seed Library members will have now received their electronic copy of the 2022 seed list to browse and choose their favourite varieties from.

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  • More bad news for solitary bees

    There’s more bad news for bees exposed to pesticides. Recent studies in the US show that solitary bees can ingest pesticide-laced pollen twice (as larvae and as adults) and consequently suffer a terrifying 75% decline in populations when exposed over 2 generations. 

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    Lawrence Hills, a freelance journalist and keen organic grower. He was passionate about promoting the potential of the herb comfrey as a natural fertiliser and the benefits of organic growing as a whole.